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Google gets smart

Google has raised its cone of silence on CNet, as evidenced by this interview with Eric Schmidt by News.com's Elinor Mills: "We're celebrating our seventh birthday....

Google has raised its cone of silence on CNet, as evidenced by this interview with Eric Schmidt by News.com's Elinor Mills:

"We're celebrating our seventh birthday.... We had a pretty strong year," Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said in a phone interview with CNET News.com, as he listed the launch of new products including Google Talk, Google Earth, Google Video and Google Desktop Search.

Congrats, Google. Rest in peace, Max.